Dec 14, 2012 6:00pm PST
to deal with. rachel was killed in the columbine high school mass cure. darryl, as a parent, all i can think of today is these parents out buying christmas gifts. kids at this age excited about santa claus and christmas is it coming, and now planning a funeral and no christmas or birthdays, how do you recover? you have been through this. >>> well, there is nothing you can tell a parent that lost the child. they need their friends and family. in our case, we made choices. we made the choice not to be angry and better but to celebrate rachel's life and today we have the largest school training programs and reach three million students a year with rachel's challenge and train over 300,000 children and school 500 suicides prevented. a lot of the answers are long term. they are not just a knee jerk reaction or more laws and regulations . but we have to be a kinder nation and take time to listen to one another and be role models in these kids. and you are active and in your healing, am i interperting it right. my son craig was in the library and he came within a split second of being killed.
Dec 15, 2012 2:00am PST
. >> beth is her name. her daughter rachel joy scott died in the columbine shooting. her son craig witnessed that tragedy and managed to survivor. good morning their, beth. i know the columbine shooting was 13 years ago but i imagine this brings up a whole lot of emotions for your family. >> oh, it did. yesterday was like reliving april 20th, 99 all over again. so much pain with you my first reaction was i was angry. i was very angry that this would happen again, especially to little children, little babies. and just angry that that someone would take out their frustration and their anger and their pain on someone so innocent. >> and you would think that we would have learned the signs by now to look out for in troubled young men and women and sadly at least it appears that that is not the case. >> i heard the family of another columbine family say this just yesterday. that was that the really difficult phase actually begins for those families right now. could you talk to us a little bit about that? >> sure. it's so unreal what they are experiencing now is so unreal. it's like being hit by a